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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

On This Day

Celebratory anthems and organ solos, domestic and imported, for the holiday season.

Audio   88 minutes

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Music played in the program

CHARLES H. STEWART: On this day. RICHARD WAYNE DIRKSEN: Arise, shine! –Washington National Cathedral Choir, Douglas Major, conductor; Nicholas White (1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Gothic G49095

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: 2 Noëls for Organ: Grand Dieu! Allons pasteurs; Vé noi BlaizoteAgnes Armstrong (1995 Åkerman & Lund/Kallio Church, Helsinki, Finland) Richardson Recordings CD-1001

DONALD PEARSON: Falan-Tidings. ANDREW CARTER: Postlude on Hodie Christus natus est –Saint John’s Episcopal Cathedral Choir, Donald Pearson, conductor; John Repulski (1938 Kimball/Episcopal Cathedral of St. John, Denver, CO) Gothic G49101

CHARLES CALLAHAN: Go, tell it on the mountain –Keith Shafer (1994 Casavant Frères/St. Anne Episcopal, Tifton, GA) LSR CD-1001

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Offertoire on 2 Nols. JOHANNES BRAHMS: Lo, how a rose is blooming. RICHARD PROULX: I saw three ships –Keith Shafer (1996 Casavant Frères/St. Paul Episcopal, Augusta, GA) Saint Paul’s CD-1001

GEORGE GUEST (arranged): Lullaby, Suo Gan. GERALD NEAR (arranged): Chorale-prelude, Suo Gan. LEO SOWERBY: Anthem, Jesu, bright and morning star –Memphis Chamber Choir and Memphis Boychoir, John Ayer, conductor & organist (1990 Reuter/St. John Episcopal, Memphis, TN) Pro Organo CD 7099

SIR DAVID WILLCOCKS (arranged): O come, all ye faithful –Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble; Royal Military School Trumpeters; Bach Choir, Sir David Willcocks, conductor; John Scott (1871 Henry Willis; 1924; 1933 Harrison & Harrison; 2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK) Chandos CD-8973

NAJI HAKIM: Fantasy on Adeste fidelis –Amy Johansen (1954; 1990 Schantz/Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, NJ) Pro Organo CD 7022

BUESSER: Le Sommeil de l’enfant Jesus –Clyde Beavers, cello; David Cooper (1925 Skinner/Central Baptist, Lexington, KY) Pipedreams Archive recording

TIMOTHY TIKKER: Variations sur un vieux Nol –Timothy Tikker (1992 Ontko & Young/First Scots Presbyterian, Charleston, SC) Pipedreams Archive recording

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